A Color Full Weekend

12.23.2015

Austin, Texas

Pants: H&M/Top:J.Crew/Coat: BCNU/Faux Fur Stole: Forever 21/Cross body Bag: DVF/Shoes: Nine West

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Austin, Texas will always be a place I call home. I feel like I'll always come back to this city. I am convinced that there is nothing Austin, a night on dirty, the best friends, champagne, tequila, and sunday funday can not fix! My color choices may have been dark but this weekend was absolutely bright and so colorful.

When I Leave

12.14.2015

El Paso Texas
I reconnected with an old friend and received a beautiful note from him. It touched my heart and I loved the way he portrayed me. It sounds like magic. It is translated from Spanish.

"When you leave, you really leave. You disappear. When you leave, you really leave and although you are gone, you are always here. Your vibrancy and energy captures souls. Your lack of presence is felt the second you leave. You are always missed deeply. You filled me with life and curiosity. Life just isn't as exciting without you. You are a powerful presence and you deserve the best. If someone says they don't miss you, it's a lie. Your bright shinning eyes along with your stubbornness and passion are burned into their memory. You may leave them behind but you will forever remain with them. And wherever you find yourself know that I try to keep up because I wouldn't want to live in a world without you."

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Playing in the Sand

12.13.2015
New Mexico White Sands

Prada in the Middle of Nada

12.07.2015
New Mexico White Sands

Built For War

11.30.2015

La Porte, Texas


Dress: Zara/Boots: Forever 21/Cross body Bag: DVF

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This is the Battleship Texas State Historic Site that a friend and I visited last week. Definitely a must if you are in Houston, TX. I am getting the opportunity to re-explore the city I grew up in and make new memories in it. I used to despise my home town but I have grown to tolerate it. Just kidding, I have grown to really look forward to coming "home."

Halloween 2015

11.02.2015
                                                                       
Austin, TX
 
1. Beyonce's 'No Angel' music video outfit.
2. School girl (last minute outfit, of course).
3. Princess/80's Prom Queen (not pictured).
 
I hope everyone had an amazing Halloween filled with lots of fabulous costumes and tons of chocolate.


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Right Hand

10.26.2015
Houston, TX 

Pumpkin Spiced Dreams

10.19.2015



Dallas, TX

Purse: Henri Bendel/Boots: Etienne Aigner

*Romper is being sold on my Poshmark closet @brendatobar. If you don't have the Poshmark app yet my invite code is BUBEK. You get $5 when you sign up with it. Poshmark is an app that allows you to sell your clothing and buy as well!

Meeting Dulce Candy - The Sweet Life Book Tour

8.13.2015
On Thursday, August 6th I went to Dulce Candy’s book signing at Books and Books in Coral Gables, FL. If you don’t know, she is a very popular beauty youtuber and has now written her own book called The Sweet Life.

I arrived to the bookstore about two hours early because I didn’t want to be stuck in traffic and not find parking. I wanted to avoid all of the drama and being early totally paid off! As I reached the check out line to buy her book, I see Dulce! She was literally right in front of me!

I awkwardly buy the book and sort of chase her down. I tell her I am a big fan and she asks me to sit down at the little café and chat. Ummmm, YES! I have followed her since the beginning of her Youtube career.

So we got to talking and sharing stories! I was so happy to be talking one on one to someone I had looked up to for so long. This conversation was not only amazing because she’s a celebrity but because it opened my eyes. It completely changed my attitude and perspective on this time of my life!
 

Here are some tidbits I would like to share!
1. We are all human. – We all have shared experiences. If you let your guard down a bit you are able to make sincere connections. Don’t be afraid to go up to anyone and start a conversation. You might be surprised to see where things go!  2. No negative thoughts. – I was not even going to go to the event thinking that it would be too packed and I would be stuck in some corner trying to fight for a picture of Dulce.   
3. Don’t give up. – Tomorrow is always a new day. You can’t possibly decide to give up when tomorrow might be the day you gain some major inspiration.  
4. Make sure your hair isn't frizzy before you take photos. Like they say, always look your best because you literally don't know who you are going to meet (and take pictures with)!
 
 I even ended up on one of her Instagram posts! 



She was extremely kind and down to earth. I look up to her because she is a very successful Latina who has worked very hard and continues to do so. If you need some inspiration or a role model, go watch her videos! She talks about everything not just clothes and beauty!

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I'm in Miami

7.21.2015
Two major life updates:

1. I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin. 
2. I have moved to Miami. 

I know! Omg right? And so many other life updates. It's been a crazy year that's all I have to say. A lot of bad and a lot of good. So here's to starting over and beautiful new beginnings! 

Current Obsessions

3.04.2015
Obsessed with nudes, sexy silhouettes (in a lady like way), and backless dresses.

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